No More Natural Teeth: Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

  • Which Dental Specialist Do You Need To See?

    30 October 2019

    Although most people already visit a general dentist, the American Dental Association recognizes ten specialties. Dentists that have trained in these specialties have spent extra time in school compared to general dentists. Some specialties, like dental public health, focus on the community rather than a single patient; but, there are many specialists that can treat individual problems. If you don't have a general dentist yet, but you have a specific problem that needs to be addressed, you may want to seek out a specialist in your area.

  • Here's Why You Still Need Regular Dental Cleanings

    4 October 2019

    Taking care of your teeth at home requires diligence, and if you've been thorough, you might feel like you don't need to visit a dentist much, if at all. Unfortunately, you're mistaken. It's important to keep seeing a dentist for cleanings, no matter how well you care for your teeth. Here's why you can't expect to get the same level of cleanliness at home as you can at the dentist's office.

  • Are Your Bones Weakening From Tooth Loss?

    2 September 2019

    Having missing teeth can make you feel self-conscious and anxious, but it can also do a number on your bones. If you're worried about the strength and health of your bones, then you should know that having missing teeth could cause some of your bones to weaken. Here's what you need to know about this process and how you can subvert it. How Bones Work Your bones aren't static. That is to say, they're alive, and constantly replacing old bone cells with new, healthy ones.

  • The Best Tools And Supplies For Brushing Your Toddler's Teeth

    5 August 2019

    If you currently have a toddler and are not sure how to care for this child's teeth, you may not be providing the child with the proper tools and supplies. Caring for a toddler's teeth in the proper ways is important, though, as this will help prevent cavities and teach your child good oral care habits that he or she may put into practice later on in life. Here are three important tools and supplies that you should be using for your toddler's teeth to keep them clean and healthy.

  • Causes Of Premature Loss Of Baby Teeth

    3 July 2019

    The primary teeth (baby teeth) are important because they help kids eat and speak; they also guide and help the permanent teeth to come up properly. Therefore, premature loss of baby teeth is not good for your kid. Here are some of the reasons your baby might lose their teeth prematurely. Dental Trauma Kids are very active. They are always running around, climbing things, and playing—all things that can end in physical accidents.

  • 3 Things To Know Before Getting Invisalign

    4 June 2019

    When it comes to orthodontic treatment, there are a variety of options available. If you do not want traditional metal braces, there are other less obvious options available. One of these options is Invisalign. Invisalign uses clear plastic aligners to gradually place your teeth in a more favorable position. This treatment is far less obvious than metal braces and allows you to continue to eat the foods you enjoy since the aligners are removable.

  • Do You Need A Root Canal And Is It Worth It?

    9 May 2019

    A root canal is a more invasive way to treat a common cavity. You may need a root canal for many reasons and may want to consider your options before getting one in the first place. However, in most cases, if your dentist recommends this type of treatment, it's worth it to get the work done. Do you need a root canal? And if so, is the treatment worth it to you?